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  1. Charlottesville Shrouds Its Robert E. Lee And Stonewall Jackson Statues

    08.23 / 22:22 wboi.org Wboi.org - Indiana (IN)
    The city of Charlottesville has shrouded two of its Confederate monuments in a show of mourning for the woman killed in the violent white nationalist protest there earlier this month. Workers draped statues of both Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson Wednesday following a city council vote earlier this week. The gesture was to memorialize 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was killed when a white nationalist rammed his car into pedestrians following the Aug. 12 rally. Sandy Hausman of member…
  2. Louise Linton Said She 'Sacrifices' More Than Other Taxpayers. It's Not That Simple.

    08.22 / 22:20 wboi.org Wboi.org - Indiana (IN)
    This week's Trump presidency internet sideshow (see also: Melania appearing to bat Trump's hand away, the president's aggressive handshakes , the frenzy over Kellyanne Conway's inauguration outfit ) came in the form of a couture-heavy Instagram post from Louise Linton, a Scottish-born actress and the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. When Linton highlighted her designer clothing and accessories (which together cost more than $13,000, as Vanity Fair estimated ), user jennimiller29…
  3. Treasury Secretary's Wife Apologizes After Sparking Internet Furor With Online Post

    08.22 / 22:20 wboi.org Wboi.org - Indiana (IN)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE6WgHd5rHg The vicious shade-throwing by the Treasury secretary's wife, Louise Linton, Monday was intended to put an Instagram commenter on blast, but it almost immediately blew up in the Scottish-born actress' perfectly made-up face. Now, nearly a full day later, the 36-year-old has apologized through a spokesperson. "I apologize for my post on social media yesterday as well as my response. It was inappropriate and highly insensitive," Linton said in a…
  4. From Rolls-Royce To Grey Poupon, A Look At Brand Mentions In Chart-Topping Songs

    08.22 / 22:20 wboi.org Wboi.org - Indiana (IN)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-sJp1FfG7Q Product placement is everywhere these days — including in our music. This fact struck pop culture reporter Kim Bhasin at Bloomberg recently when he was listening to "Bad and Boujee" by Migos and Lil Uzi Vert. With its references to Instagram, Klout, Segway, Subway and more, "Bad and Boujee" mentions 19 brand names in all. So Bhasin and data journalist Lance Lambert decided to pore over all of the top 20 songs in the past three years. They found 2…
  5. Knausgaard's 'Autumn' Considers Everything From Toilet Bowls To Twilight

    08.22 / 22:20 wboi.org Wboi.org - Indiana (IN)
    Author Karl Ove Knausgaard — known for his six-volume autobiographical series, My Struggle — has embarked on a brand new multi-part project. Autumn , the first in a four-part quartet, is a collection of texts, each focused on a single subject. In these short studies, Knausgaard considers a wide variety of tangible and intangible topics — apples, wasps, silence, jellyfish, fingers, forgiveness, dawn. He weaves those texts in with letters to his youngest daughter, written before her birth. Ob…
  6. After Spain Attacks, Four Suspects Appear In Court

    08.22 / 22:20 wboi.org Wboi.org - Indiana (IN)
    The four suspected members of a terror cell – the only members believed to be alive – appeared in a Madrid court Tuesday in connection with two attacks in Spain last week that killed 15 people. Today's hearing took place behind closed doors. But numerous Spanish and international news outlets say multiple suspects testified that a former imam was the mastermind of a failed plot to use explosives in a large-scale attack. Suspect Mohamed Houli Chemlal testified that the targets included mon…